Established through a generous multi-year gift from the Bisciotti Foundation, the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund provides $300,000 in seed funding each year to advance discoveries on a commercial path at Johns Hopkins. Recipients are awarded $25,000 to $100,000 to conduct work over a period of up to nine months.

Size: $25,000-$100,000
Length of Project: Up to nine months
Application Deadline: November 1, 2020
Award Timing: January/February announcement and award


  1. Your technology must be formally disclosed to the Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures office and assigned a case number (e.g. C12345). Report an invention here.
  2. The invention must not be subject to any preexisting exclusive licenses, non-exclusive licenses, or options.
  3. At least one investigator must be Johns Hopkins faculty member, postdoctoral fellow, or graduate student.

Important Links:
Request for Applications
Application Access
Translational Funding Application Guide


For information about this and other translational funding

Brian Stansky

Senior Director, FastForward
Telephone 410-614-0800